描く

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

描く ‎(transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かく, romaji kaku)

  1. to paint; to draw
  2. to picture; to portray; to depict

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
えが
Grade: S
kun'yomi

wegaku > egaku. Compound of ‎(we, picture) +‎ 書く ‎(kaku, write). Literally "to write a picture", ie, "to draw". The kaku changes to gaku due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

描く ‎(transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana えがく, romaji egaku, historical hiragana ゑがく)

  1. to paint; to draw
  2. to picture; to portray; to depict
  3. to imagine
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9